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New Owner .....(soon) by Bruschi54
Started on: 10-28-2019 12:30 PM
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Last post by: Bruschi54 on 10-29-2019 04:02 PM
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Report this Post10-28-2019 12:30 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Bruschi54Send a Private Message to Bruschi54Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Hi Everyone,
I am soon to come into possession of not only my first Pontiac but, my first Fiero.
Living in the UK, Ive always loved U.S cars and have during my time owned, Mustangs, Camaros, Plymouths and a Chrysler Daytona.
Anyway the Fiero has been in a barn for many years and was up for sale on a website. Having given up on my Ford Thunderbird I decided to purchase the Fiero. I'm relishing the prospect of working though it. Ill be soon posting pics and asking a ton of questions as soon as its delivered !!
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Report this Post10-28-2019 02:31 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Easy8Send a Private Message to Easy8Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Congrats!!! Welcome to the madness that comes with these two seat demons. There will be days when you look at the car with loving eyes and days you have to put the hammer down before more stuff gets broken. The are an absolute blast to drive so stick with it when it gets tough. You will be rewarded with a beautiful day of driving in the end.
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Report this Post10-28-2019 04:34 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Mike in SydneySend a Private Message to Mike in SydneyEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Welcome to the family. What year and model?

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Report this Post10-28-2019 06:54 PM Click Here to See the Profile for SpadesluckSend a Private Message to SpadesluckEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Welcome. Do post up more details of the car and some photos.
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Report this Post10-29-2019 03:55 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Bruschi54Send a Private Message to Bruschi54Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the welcome.... until it arrives I cant really tell you much about it. Its a 2.8 auto fastback. It was imported in 1995 to the UK and given a "C" registration by the DVLA which would mean the car was built between 1985-86. It was bought by the current owner as a parts car but, sat there for 5 odd years. He does have two others and decided to move this one. It is complete but, will need going through top to bottom to get it fit for the road. But, hey thats what I enjoy doing having restored an 71 Satellite, 85 Camaro, 71 Beetle and recently a 91 Scirocco GT2.
Cant wait to start..... shame the winters here !!!
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Report this Post10-29-2019 09:50 AM Click Here to See the Profile for PatrickClick Here to Email PatrickSend a Private Message to PatrickEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Bruschi54:

It was bought by the current owner as a parts car...


Hopefully it wasn't bought as a "parts car" due to the rear upper frame rails being rusted away. You'll need to give it a thorough lookin' over before investing time and money into it... but it sounds like you've had plenty of practice with other old cars!

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Report this Post10-29-2019 03:57 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Bruschi54Send a Private Message to Bruschi54Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Hopefully no rust !! It killed the Tbird.

Thanks Again. I'm looking forwarded to tapping into all your hard earned knowledge.
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Originally posted by Bruschi54:

Hopefully no rust !! It killed the Tbird.


Since you're brand new to Fieros, it might be worthwhile for you to view this video... just in case!

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Report this Post10-29-2019 04:02 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Bruschi54Send a Private Message to Bruschi54Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
That rot reminds me of 80's Lancia's !!
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